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2nd Try Success: What We Did

Hi Ladies:

Just wanted to share my TTC story in hopes that it’s helps with anyone else’s journey.

Since January 2018, Husband and I have said, “We’re not trying, but we’re not ‘not trying.’” So August we decided to give it a trial run...However, both of us had poor diets, drinking way too much alcohol, not physically active, back-to-back BD days that led to husband’s burnout, peeing immeadiately after BD, and I was not taking a prenatal vitamin. We did not take it seriously and AF came thereafter.

September came and we both decided to clean up our acts! I basically stopped drinking, made him strictly limit his alcohol intake, watched our diets, got a little more active, I started back up with my meditation I had abandoned long ago, and I started taking prenatal a vitamin.

What We Did (Method and Tools):
• Used Fertile Window according to iPeriod app I’ve been using since 2011 to track cycles
• BD every other day and bonus BD after Ovulation day
• Used First Response OPKs to confirm Fertile Window and pinpoint Ovulation
• Used Pre-Seed (half-filled tube) before BD
• Took Mucinex for 3 days before and 3 days after Ovulation to loosen CM (On Ovulation day my EWCM was really runny, never seen that before in my life!)
• Immediately after BD I inserted a Diva Cup
• Laid very still in bed with hips propped under pillows for 25-30 mins, no peeing until after this time with Diva Cup already inserted
• After OPKs we’re back to negative, I took a chopped up Bromelain tablet (cut in 1/4) for 5 days (Said to help with implantation)
• We each took one shower with cold water during my Fertile Window because our water heater broke down. After we got it fixed I started turning the water cold at the end of my hot shower a few times a week

I have been using HPTs since February and thought this cycle would provide no different results—After seeing so many BFNs you start to think it’s never going to happen.

Tested 9, 10, 11 DPO. All were stark white BFNs

Then the morning of 12 DPO...BOOM! A second pale pink line showed up!

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Latest 3 days ago

 

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I'm having TWINS~!~!

With the help from a company (that I saw advertised on THIS site of all places) called "Trying to Conceive" & the use of Pre-Seed Lubricant, my husband and I have finally gotten pregnant!!! This is our first pregnancy and it's bound to be one wild ride b/c we have twins brewing. I don't know how this happened? (Cleary...I "know" how it happened) but neither of us have twins running in our families. I am 9 weeks along right now and will have a second ultrasound next week at week #10 so I'll hopefully find out how many placenta's there are. Each baby has their own sac so that's a GREAT sign regarding viability & their ability to receive a more equal amount of nutrients. Has anybody else here had twins? If so, did you read any particular books or any particular websites that helped provide info? I will need as much help as I can get with this job! Wish me luck everybody! BTW the babies are due Feb. 20th 2018 but most twins come early so my goal is to make it to Feb...finger's crossed!! :)

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Latest 13 days ago

 

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Trigger iui

Hello
I am too much sad
My doctor ask me to trigger in follicle size 16mm
It’s too early ????????
Is there anyone can tell me if there any successful story like this ????????????????????

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Latest 25 days ago

 

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BFP After 2 Years of Infertility - Endo & One Ovary

Our Story: In 2014 I was diagnosed with endometriosis and had my left ovary removed. We were devastated but my doctor assured us we would be able to conceive. On our one year wedding anniversary, 7/20/15, we decided to start trying. In January 2016 we got pregnant for the first time and we were so excited. Unfortunately it ended in an early miscarriage. We were very sad but also hopeful that we were able to get pregnant on our own. My doctor was concerned about blocked tubes from the endometriosis so in March of 2016 I had an HSG done. It came back good and we decided to see a fertility specialist to make sure that everything else was good too. In May 2016 we had our first appointment with our FS where we scheduled blood tests and a semen analysis. Everything came back normal so we decided to continue trying on our own and come back fr an IUI if we couldn't get pregnant. In September my doctor prescribed 50 mg of clomid to boost our chances. I did three rounds of 50 mg and another 3 cycles of 100 mg. When we still weren't pregnant in January of 2017 we decided to stop taking the clomid and prepare financially for IUI. We continued to try on our own but I stopped temping and taking ovulation test. Since coming off of clomid my cycles kept getting shorter and shorter. During clomid they were about 31 days. The first months off they were 27, 26, and then 24. So this month when I was passing cycle day 27 with no usual pre-period spotting I started to wonder if I could be. With all of the months that I would symptom spot and test as soon as I could and be disappointed I convinced myself that I just needed to test to see a negative and stop getting my hopes up. So last night I took a FRER, dipped it put the cap back on an glanced away looked back and bam! strong BFP. I couldn't believe it. It instantly felt like a dream and I felt like I was going to wake up and it wouldn't be real. I grabbed a digital and sure enough "Pregnant". We are so excited, scared, and just in disbelief. I thought for so long that maybe it just wasn't going to happen for us, maybe I would never be pregnant, and that we would have to adapt for life without kids. This is so surreal.

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Latest 26 days ago

 

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IUI with bfp follicle size16 mm

Hello
I am too much sad
My doctor ask me to trigger in follicle size 16mm
It’s too early ????????
Is there anyone can tell me if there any successful story like this ????????????????????

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Latest 28 days ago

 

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BFP naturally with endo stage 4 and prev ivf and Merina coil

So here we go .... I can’t believe I’m saying this , I have a BFP .
After having ivf with my previous partner 3x with all BFN I thought it was never meant to be , we remain very good friends but are no longer together , since then I had an operation which disgnosed stage 4 endometriosis, they basically said if you’re to have ivf have it now . Instead I had the merina to relieve and hopefully keep my endo at bay , I had my coil removed on the 24/7/18 bled the day after and then haven’t had a proper period since .... I wasn’t tracking as I wasn’t trying but here are the symptoms that made me think hmmm
Rough dpo according to my lmp
3dpo - I spilt my BF wine and smashed his glass - I tried to clean it and he said he’d do it ... I took the trash down stairs and cried .... I was heart broken ???? (I never cry)
4dpo - so tired ... I was at work on a day shift and slept in the office ... solidly slept . Struggled all day .
9dpo - breasts feel tender slightly
10dpo - girl at work that I’m usually placid with pissed me off to the point I could have slapped her ... I didn't though ???? and a rashy type spots on chest - Took a test at work faint BFP - took another that evening another FAINT BFP - could be clearly seen though
11dpo - digital pregnant 1-2 weeks and strong positive on first response . Frequent urination but that could of been because I was drinking more .
12-dpo has a mid day nap - continued rash on chest
13dpo - back ache and stomach cramps light

All I want to say is never give up .... I 100% did not expect this to ever happen , baby dust to all?? still in shock and very worried about bleeding or it being a chemical ???????????????? Xxx

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Latest 36 days ago

 

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Big Fat Positive - My Story

So here’s my story. I have been secretly on these forums for months on end following endless conversations between other mummies and so I wanted to share my story. I have a two and a half year old with whom I fell pregnant immediately on my honeymoon. We decided this year that the time was right for us to try for a second child. We did everything by the book. Used ovulation prediction kits, backed up by checking temperatures etc and we tried so hard every month to conceive but to no avail. I reached a point where I felt I needed to stop because it was emotionally draining every months having hopes dashed and so decided to knock on the head the continued trying to conceive. So this month whilst having a few glasses of wine one Saturday night, we had sex and not for any reasons of trying to conceive but just because we wanted to. It seemed so different as well doing it without doing it for the sole purpose of a baby. The date that we did it was CD10 and I have a thirty day cycle so although fertility days seems to be mid cycle, this seemed to be really at the early side. I mean my period has just gone by two days. Anyway, I felt like I had really sore boobs this month but thought absolutely nothing of it whatsoever other than my period must be coming. I had one leftover Clearblue test in my bathroom from the last time when my period came so I didn’t use it. I don’t know why but I just took a notion that I would use it. I didn’t use it because I thought I was pregnant, I just thought it’s there and I’ll just it even though my period is clearly on the way. Anyway low and behold, I took it, lifted it and there was the strongest positive on the stick. I am so overcome that I can’t even believe it’s happening. I had an awful birth last time and the main reason I wanted another child was for my daughter because she’s going to be the best big sister in the world. I know I am not too far out at sea and it’s very early days as I’m now four and a half weeks pregnant but I’m praying to God for a healthy pregnancy. A lot of the advice on the forums that I read suggested to calm down and throw away the ovulation kits and just relax a bit and due to being so emotionally drained, that’s exactly what I did. I changed my diet and I ate and drank so well for the last eight months. I didn’t drink any alcohol. I exercised loads and none of it happened. I still can’t comprehend what has happened because it was the total opposite of what we had been doing, it was early on in the month, I had no incline of anything so for the people who advised to throw away the kits and just relax and be normal and do it because you want to and not in a regimented baby making way, I’m holding on to the thought that that advice that I read over and over has blessed me with my pregnancy. I just wanted to share my story and hopefully it will bring someone else some comfort or it will be beneficial advice or even just give someone reading it some hope. I cannot believe it at all after eight solid months of trying and failing and the one month of not trying and the one month of doing it on CD10 and that was the only time that month, I am pregnant. Much love, luck, blessings and baby dust to everyone. xx ????

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Latest 37 days ago

 

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BFP!!!!!

I have had pcos and endometriosis for 14 years. After being told i will not be able to have a baby. I woke up to a BFP this morning at 11dpo.
I cant wait to be a mum

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Latest 9 weeks ago

 

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BFP!

Very shocked but 11dpo here's my positive digital clearblue! Not sure why my previous test was deleted but this is an update. Goodluck to all x

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Latest 12 weeks ago

 

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After 3 years, we are getting our rainbow baby!!

My husband and I started trying for #2 about ten months after our daughter was born. We had always talked about our children being close in age and didn't think getting pregnant again wouldn't be difficult, as the first pregnancy was rather quick to happen.
June 16, 2018 marked 3 years of trying. In those 3 years, there were hundreds of OPKs and pregnancy test taken, there were many tears shed. I was diagnosed with PCOS and told I would probably need medical assistance to get pregnant. We had multiple losses. We had even talked about how maybe we were meant to be a one child household.
But June 16th is a special day. You see, I do still periodically test just in case one of those "miracles" happen. This day, like any other month, I tested and much to my surprise, there was instantly a second line. It was a surprise because I haven't had a cycle since November '17. According to my ultrasound, I am 6w4d pregnant and due in February. There was even a heartbeat!
Ladies, miracles do happen when you least expect them.

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